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Higher education attenuates impact of TBI on cognition: results support the hypothesis of cognitive reserve in traumatic brain injury

Kessler Foundation researchers have found that higher educational attainment (a proxy of intellectual enrichment) attenuates the negative impact of traumatic brain injury (TBI) on cognitive status. The brief report was published recently in Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Cognitive outcomes vary post-TBI, even among individuals with comparable injuries.

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Higher education attenuates impact of TBI on cognition: results support the hypothesis of cognitive reserve in traumatic brain injury

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